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West Cork Rally – Daniels & Whittle Seize An Early Lead.

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Rhidian Davies & Tomos Whittle

Nantgaredig Driver Rhidian Daniels and Cross Hands Co-driver Tomos Whiitle were amongst eight contenders who nominated the West Cork Rally to score optional overseas  points on St. Patricks weekend. The pair put in a faultless performance  to bring their JJ Aggregates TWC Carpentry Citroen C1 home fourth in Class which takes them to the top of the current leader board.  Read More

Motorsport section opens at Museum

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Since it’s relocation to Viking Way, Llansamlet, Swansea Bus Museum is growing in popularity with many events planned throughout 2019.

With the involvement of Evening Post Motoring Correspondent  Roger Gale, a Motorsport Room which features memorabilia including that of the late Hywel’ The Mac’ Thomas is one of the latest additions. Hywel’s expertise as a co-driver and Rally organiser earned him great respect in many countries. Read More

2019 Rally Challenge Dates Announced

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Governing body, Motorsport UK have given final approval for the Rally Challenge calendar which in 2019 will include some very high profile events.

After speaking to contenders who took part in the National section of the Wales Rally GB, promoters Maesteg and District Motor Club decided to approach the Organisers of the World Rally Championship event to ask if it may be a part of the 2019 Championship. Read More

FMP Rally Challenge Awards Dinner

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Maesteg and District Motor Club will be hosting the Rally Challenge Awards Night on Saturday 9th February 2019 at The Grove Golf Club near Porthcawl.

The price per ticket is £20 and may be paid by using PayPal to the e mail address   or is payable by cheque to Maesteg DMC. (E mail for address details). Telephone Lou on 07966 162774. Read More

FMP Lads on the Wales GB

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A number of FMP Contenders brought their season to a close by competing in the National section of the Wales Rally GB. The most successful crew was Robert Bradley / Kevin Booth with a Top 20 finish and Class victory in their Escort MK2.  Rob commented, ‘The atmosphere on the stages was fantastic with flag waving fans from all over the world cheering us on to our best result this year’. Read More

New Sponsor for FMP Rally Challenge at Pembrey

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Carmarthen Motor Club has secured a new sponsor for the finale to the FMP Rally Challenge at Pembrey. The Morgan family who run Fairfield Motorsport and Merlin Wonders Tours have given their support to what was formerly the Peter Lloyd Stages. The event is to be known as the Fairfield Merlin Stages Rally. Click here for the  regulations. Read More

Melvyn Takes Historic Victory

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Challenge contender Melvyn Evans has made Motorsport history by taking victory on the Corbeau Seats Rally held in the Tendring and Clacton area. Seeded at Car 1 made him the first driver to compete on a Rally held on closed public roads thanks to new legislation for England and Wales. Read More

FMP Awards Night 2018

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The FMP Rally Challenge Awards for 2017 were presented at the Maesteg and District Motor Club Annual Dinner on February 10th . Recipients traveled from as far afield as Blackpool, Somerset and Devon to the function at the Grove Golf Club, Porthcawl. Read More